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Fassett, Dean Briggs

Age: 18, credited to Rochester, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/6/64, m/i 8/6/64, Pvt, Co. E, 1st VT CAV, wdd, Columbia Furnace, 10/7/64, pow, Columbia Furnace, 10/7/64, prld 2/17/65, m/o 7/11/65

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Birth: 1847, Rochester, VT
Death: 10/19/1913

Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Rochester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 115737666
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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The death of D. B. Fassett occurred on Sunday after a long illness with heart trouble, from which he suffered intensely. Mr. Fassett had been far from well for many years, but for the past few months had been gradually growing worse, and in the past week his suffering had been severe.

Dean Briggs Fassett as born in Rochester in 1847, and there his boyhood had passed. When only a boy of seventeen he enlisted in the army for the Civil War, and in that capacity he made an honorable record. He was a member of the Rochester Post. G. A. R.

Mr. Fassett was twice married, his first wife being Mary Flanders of Rochester, and to them was born one daughter, now the wife of Herman Jones, of Goshen. About 20 years ago Mrs. Fassett died, and after a time he again married, this time to Gertrude Jones of Goshen. To them were born two children. Gale, a boy 12 years, and Gladys, aged 10 years. all of whom survive the deceased. Mr. Fassett is also survived by one brother, C. W. Fassett, who lives in Rochester.

The brief funeral services were held this morning from the late home on Park Street, and the remains were taken to Rochester for interment. Mrs. Jones, the daughter, arrived from Goshen, and accompanied the funeral party to Rochester.

Barre Daily Times, Oct. 21, 1913
Courtesy of Deanna French